Operators' Survey: Dassault's Falcon 2000

Rob Mark Nov 05, 2021
The Falcon 2000 cabin uses the same cross-section as the larger Falcon 900. As such, it has been viewed as a roomy, yet more economical trans-continental alternative to its three-engine international big brother. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Fast 5: Global Jet Capital CEO's Outlook On Business Aviation

By Molly McMillin Nov 05, 2021
Vivek Kaushal joined Global Jet Capital in 2015, and since 2019 has served as chief operating officer. In July, he assumed the role of CEO from Shawn…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Wire Fire Part 2: Piper Cheyenne Fire Conclusion

By Roger Cox Nov 03, 2021
The investigation raised questions about the effectiveness of maintenance inspections and the safety of other Cheyenne aircraft.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

FAA Not Expecting ‘Significant’ Staff Losses Linked To Vaccine Mandate

By Sean Broderick Nov 03, 2021
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson is not anticipating “significant” agency staffing issues linked to workers not complying with a broader COVID-19 vaccine mandate, and reassured lawmakers that contingency plans are in place to handle potential disruptions.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Wire Fire Part 1: Piper Cheyenne Fire and Inflight Breakup

By Roger Cox Nov 03, 2021
It started with smoke in the cabin...
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Marketplace: Cabin Electronics Make Connections

By Paul Seidenman Nov 02, 2021
As business jet passengers become more aware of new and emerging satellite networks, and increasingly reliant on personal electronic devices, cabin electronics developers are taking note.
Interiors & Connectivity

Gogo, Duncan Aviation Team On 5G Certification

By Bill Carey Nov 02, 2021
Duncan Aviation has partnered with Gogo Business Aviation to incorporate Gogo’s new 5G air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity system on 30 business aircraft.
BCA

Viewpoint: Flying With Depression: Normalize Treatment For Pilots

Jessie Naor Nov 02, 2021
Are the risks of medication worse than pilots hiding that they are depressed?
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Atlas Accident: A Systematic Failure

By Roger Cox Nov 02, 2021
This Crosscheck column examines aircraft safety features and pilot training--and the link between them.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Runway Excursions: Limits Versus Goals

Rob Mark Oct 27, 2021
Revealing insights from a Citation Jet Pilots safety committee study prompt training changes.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Viewpoint: Shortage Of Minorities In BizAv May Not Be What You Think, Part 2

Jordan Scales, Jetex U.S. Oct 27, 2021
Attracting and retaining young professionals is an important issue for the business aviation industry.  An important step is mentorship.
Maintenance & Training

20/Twenty: The Benchmark Dassault 7X

By Bill Carey Oct 27, 2021
The Falcon 7X entered service in 2007 as the first fly-by-wire business jet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aireon Alert Could Save Your Life

David Hughes Oct 26, 2021
The pilot of a Cessna 210 Centurion that ditched off the Bahamas on Dec. 23, 2019 got an early Christmas present when a rescue helicopter began to…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Viewpoint: Shortage Of Minorities In BizAv May Not Be What You Think, Part 1

Jordan Scales, Jetex U.S. Oct 26, 2021
Workplace diversity, equity and inclusion are relevant topics in today’s workplace. While the inclusion of diverse races, sexes, orientations and…
Maintenance & Training

Point of Law: Maydays Should be Free

By Kent Jackson Oct 26, 2021
Declaring an emergency considerations...
Safety, Ops & Regulation

NTSB Investigates MD-87 Runway Excursion

By Bill Carey Oct 25, 2021
The NTSB was analyzing data from flight recorders and looking into the maintenance history of a corporate McDonnell Douglas MD-87 involved in a runway excursion on Oct. 19.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Checklist: Flying Into a Troubled Location

By James Albright Oct 21, 2021
In 1993, I was flying a peacekeeping team between Armenia and Azerbaijan in what was known as the “First Nagorno-Karabakh War.” This shuttle…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Splashdown in the Caribbean: Investigating The Accident

By Roger Cox Oct 18, 2021
The investigation of the Cessna 208 Caravan collision and ditching in Belize.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Splashdown in the Caribbean: What Happened

By Roger Cox Oct 17, 2021
Cessna 208 Caravan collision and ditching in Belize.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Video: Ron Draper On Textron Aviation’s Latest Upgrades, More

By Molly McMillin Oct 12, 2021
Ron Draper, Textron Aviation president and CEO discusses the company’s Oct. 11 announcement of two new product upgrades the day before the National Business Aviation Association’s Convention & Exhibition opens in Las Vegas. Draper also discusses the business aviation market and much more.
NBAA

Video: Garmin’s Latest Safety Innovations And AAM Insights

By Bill Carey Oct 08, 2021
BCA Senior Editor Bill Carey interviews Philip Straub, executive vice president and managing director, Aviation, with Garmin International, in advance of the 2021 NBAA-BACE event.
Flight Deck

Video: Ed Bolen On What To Expect at NBAA-BACE 2021

By Lee Ann Shay Oct 07, 2021
NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen talked about what to expect at the business aviation association’s upcoming NBAA-BACE, Oct. 12-14—as well as sustainability, safety, advanced air mobility and other key topics that will be at the forefront of the event.
NBAA

Lightning Damage to Aircraft, Part 1

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Oct 07, 2021
Over 90% of aircraft struck by lightning suffer damage.
Maintenance & Training

The Company Aircraft: To Keep Or Sell

Rob Mark Oct 06, 2021
If you're considering buying or selling an aircraft, consider this...
Aircraft & Propulsion

Video: Analyst Ron Epstein On The Business Aviation Market

By Molly McMillin Oct 04, 2021
Ron Epstein, senior equity analyst for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses the business aviation market as the National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition prepares to open in Las Vegas Oct. 12-14.
Business Aviation